selenium

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English[edit]

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Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

A New Latin word derived by Swedish chemist Berzelius in 1818, from Ancient Greek Σελήνη (selēnē, "moon").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /sɪˈliː.ni.əm/, /səˈliː.ni.əm/

Noun[edit]

selenium (uncountable)

  1. A nonmetallic chemical element (symbol Se) with an atomic number of 34.

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Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988

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Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
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Noun[edit]

selenium (uncountable)

  1. selenium

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: se‧le‧ni‧um

Noun[edit]

selenium n (uncountable)

  1. selenium

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

selēnium n (genitive selēniī); second declension

  1. selenium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative selēnium selēnia
genitive selēniī selēniōrum
dative selēniō selēniīs
accusative selēnium selēnia
ablative selēniō selēniīs
vocative selēnium selēnia

Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

From English selenium, from New Latin, from Ancient Greek Σελήνη (selēnē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

selenium

  1. selenium (chemical element)